Jason Pine is Radio Sport's football commentator

Football: All Whites Power Rankings

West Ham United's Winston Reid. Photo / AP.
West Ham United's Winston Reid. Photo / AP.

Who are the players most likely to feature for the New Zealand football team in 2016? Jason Pine starts a new feature - the All Whites Power Rankings.

1. Winston Reid (West Ham United, England)
All Whites skipper and the only kiwi playing in arguably the best league in the world.

2. Ryan Thomas (PEC Zwolle, Netherlands)
Playing regularly in the Dutch top flight and turning heads with his precocious ability.

3. Chris Wood (Leeds United, England)
Not a regular in the Leeds side, but clearly the first choice to lead the line for New Zealand.

4. Tommy Smith (Ipswich Town, England)
Didn't play for New Zealand last year but still Reid's nailed-on central defensive partner when available

5. Michael McGlinchey (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Playing consistently well for the Phoenix and undoubtedly part of any first choice New Zealand midfield

6. Marco Rojas (FC Thun, Switzerland)
Having trouble nailing down a regular spot in FC Thun's first team but his technical ability is unquestionable

7. Kosta Barbarouses (Melbourne Victory, Australia)
One of the most exciting attackers in the A-League and now one of the more experienced players in the current All Whites set-up

8. Glen Moss (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Hasn't played for New Zealand since September 2014 but still our best goalkeeper

9. Themi Tzimopoulos (PAS Giannina, Greece)
A fixture in his Greek Super League side and picked by Anthony Hudson in every All Whites squad last year

10. Michael Boxall (SuperSport, South Africa)
Has started every one of the last five internationals and key to Hudson with Reid and Smith not always available

11. Tom Doyle (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Hasn't yet pinned down the left-back spot for club or country, but has the potential to do so

12. Shane Smeltz (Sydney FC, Australia)
The veteran striker still knows where the back of the net is and has played regularly for Sydney FC this season. Scored the winner in the Sydney derby on Saturday.

13. Stefan Marinovic (SpVgg Unterhaching, Germany)
Hudson's first choice 'keeper in 2015 and playing every week for his German club

14. Bill Tuiloma (RC Strasbourg, France)
Club career has stalled somewhat, but started every game under Hudson before Oman. Excellent potential

15. Louis Fenton (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Versatility and energy combine to make him a contender for any All Whites squad

16. Clayton Lewis (Auckland City FC, New Zealand)
Hudson is a fan of the combative midfielder who looks entirely capable of playing professional football

17. Storm Roux (Central Coast Mariners, Australia)
Still appeals as a genuine long-term option at right-back

18. Deklan Wynne (Whitecaps FC 2, Canada)
Now his eligibility is sorted, should get a chance to press his claims for the left-back spot

19. Max Crocombe (Southport FC, England)
Currently getting solid game time on loan and one of a crop of promising young NZ goalkeepers

20. Tyler Boyd (Vitoria SC, Portugal)
Working hard to press his claims at his Portuguese club and still appeals as an attacking option. Made his first-team debut over the weekend against Porto.

21. Logan Rogerson (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Still very young, but has the raw talent which could see him force Hudson's hand

22. Sam Brotherton (Wisconsin University, USA)
A solid international debut against Oman marked him out as one for the future

23. Henry Cameron (Blackpool FC, England)
Looked very good on his international debut against Oman before suffering a season-ending knee injury

24. Nik Tzanev (Brentford FC, England)
Played twice in the under-20 World Cup and a member of the most recent All Whites squad

25. Jeremy Brockie (SuperSport, South Africa)
Seems to have fallen out of favour, despite playing and scoring regularly for his club side

26. Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi ((Auckland City FC, New Zealand)
27. Joel Stevens (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
28. Dan Keat (Göteborgs Atlet- och Idrottssällskap, Sweden)
29. Ryan De Vries (Auckland City, New Zealand)
30. Jake Gleeson (Portland Timbers, USA)
31. Chris James (Ekenas, Finland)
32. Cameron Howieson (St. Mirren, Scotland)
33. Tim Payne (Portland Timbers 2, USA)
34. Kayne Vincent (Buriram, Thailand)
35. Matt Ridenton (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
36. Oliver Sail (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)

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